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transurethral Syllabification: trans·u·re·thral
Pronunciation: /ˌtransyo͝oˈrēTHrəl/ /ˌtranz-/

Definition of transurethral in English:


(Of a medical procedure) performed via the urethra.
Example sentences
  • The patient developed a local recurrence 8 months postoperatively, which was managed by a combination of transurethral resection and radiation therapy.
  • After a cystoscopic examination, a transurethral resection was performed.
  • Multiple superficial biopsies were performed with partial transurethral resection of the tumor.

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